Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Portuguese Terminology

Positions (Posições) Side Control — Cem Kilos (literally: 100 kilos) (Close) Guard — (Fechar) Guarda … where “fechar” is a verb Half Guard — Meia guarda Spider guard — Guarda aranha Mount — Montada Top / up — Acima (ah-see-ma) Bottom / down — Baixo (bye-shoo) Belts & Training gear Belts — Faixas (fai-shas) White — Branca…

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